I sometimes obsess over bands. Two of my heaviest obsessions were focused on The Smiths and Wilco. So, if I had been in the audience when Johnny Marr joined the members of Wilco, Liam Finn, and Radiohead‘s Ed O’Brien and Phil Selway on a cover of “Fake Plastic Trees” I may have pissed my pants … Continue reading Johnny Marr Joins Wilco for Radiohead Cover
No idea what the name of this song is because the site is in some crazy for’n language, but the video is pretty cool. Plus, they say the F word. Toughening up their image, apparently. Video: Peter, Björn & John Peter Bjorn and John: Web, MySpace, Wiki.
Guitar phenom Joe Satriani is suing Coldplay claiming the band’s single “Viva La Vida” ripped off his 2004 song “If I Could Fly.” This sort of thing happens a lot, especially if the defendant is a mega-selling powerhouse, but the similarities are compelling. A crafty Youtuber has combined the songs for you to hear for … Continue reading Satriani Sues Coldplay
Video: Jay Reatard – “See/Saw” From Matador Singles ’08, which is a really good collection of poppy lo-fi messy garage punk songs. The fact that he comes from Memphis makes sense. I hadn’t heard anything by him before this album, but now I’m pissed I missed seeing him this summer. MP3: Jay Reatard – “See/Saw” … Continue reading New Jay Reatard video: See/Saw
Can we get congress to investigate this? BrokeNCYDE – Freaxxx Brokencyde – Freaxxx (Music Video) from Eat Cake Films on Vimeo. Check out the comments on their MySpace page. Sorry to ruin your week.
Speaking of Glen Campbell… Video: Glen Campbell & Stevie Wonder – “Blowing in the Wind” From the Glen Campbell Good Time Hour, February 19, 1969.
No reason to post this other than it cracks me up. Happy Friday!
Spinner: MGMT Get Excited on the Interface Video: MGMT – “Electric Feel” (live) MP3: MGMT – Live on the Interface
Video: Jeff Mangum/Julian Koster – “Engine” (live in Columbus, October 19, 2008) Neutral Milk Hotel alumni Jeff Mangum and Jullian Koster have performed “Engine” at the most recent dates on the Elephant 6 Holiday Surprise Tour. The first time they pulled out this ten-year-old b-side was in Pittsburgh (video after the jump…), and in some … Continue reading Jeff Mangum and Julian Koster Play Engine
Video: MGMT – “The Youth” (71MB MOV) Directed by Eric Wareheim. From Oracular Spectacular. It’s not as mind-blowing as “Time To Pretend” (MP3) or quirky as “Electric Feel”, but it’s got some spooky kids in it, so there’s that. MGMT: Web, MySpace, YouTube, Wiki.